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Comment Bahman Movaqar on 140 Characters of Stupid at a Time
I've seen this mindset in the IT world very frequently now where one's world (ideas, plans, expectations, ...) are shaped by his “awesome” tools instead [...]
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FSL Interceptor Creation
The Fsl package created by our very own Marc Simpson puts a really cool extension wrapper around the core of the great Fossil SCM. Adding new commands and such is easy, but requires both familiarity with a bit of a fringe language (Tcl) and requires knowledge of how the pieces of the Fsl wrapper interact. This tutorial goes through the creation of such an "interceptor" command as an illustration of how to get to there from here.
Located in Users / Michael T. Richter / YFL-related Blog
Meta-Predicates in SWI-Prolog
The meta_predicate directive in Prolog can cause confusion when first encountered for two reasons: 1, it is a horrible, horrible hack; 2, documentation for it is badly-written by people who know what they mean but not how to express it. There is the further problem that each dialect does it differently (this being Pro-"what's a standard?"-log). Here's my attempt to make things a bit less confusing for SWI-Prolog (and probably YAP) users.
Located in Users / Michael T. Richter / YFL-related Blog
High vs. Low Level Languages
There's a lot of mistaken impressions about high level languages, both in terms of their attributes and their benefits. Allow me to elucidate.
Located in Users / Michael T. Richter / YFL-related Blog
Use “getopt” in a Bash script to parse long and short command line options, enforce arguments for some options and spot dubious user input.
Located in Users / Bahman Movaqar / Links
Setting up Emacs with Flymake for Mercury
Quick guide on how to get Emacs have Mercury code 'flymade' so you can see the errors as you edit the code.
Located in Users / Gert Meulyzer / Posts
Comment Bahman Movaqar on Stupid Shell Trick
I have `alias vi='emacsclient -t'` in `.bashrc` :-D
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Comment Michael T. Richter on Stupid Shell Trick
Yes, I can see how running the "emacs" once with a long command line option and then an even *longer* command name ("emacsclient") with a [...]
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Comment Bahman Movaqar on Stupid Shell Trick
Again there's no need for such an alias for Emacs. Run `emacs --daemon' and then use `emacsclient -c' to very quickly launch an Emacs window [...]
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Stupid Shell Trick
Launching GUI apps from the shell is often a pain. No longer!
Located in Users / Michael T. Richter / YFL-related Blog